Dr. Renee Lapp Norris

Professor Renee Lapp Norris has published the following articles, essays, and contributions:

The subject entry "Minstrelsy" and three biographical articles in The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition (Oxford University Press, 2013)

“Opera and the Mainstreaming of Blackface Minstrelsy,” Journal of the Society for American Music 1.3 (August 2007): 341-365.

 “Two Parodies of French Opera Performed by Blackface Minstrels,” The Sonneck Society for American Music Bulletin 25.1 (Spring 1999): 9-11.

“Introducing George Crumb’s Five Pieces for Piano to Advanced Students,” Clavier 37.8 (October 1998): 22-26.

Renee Lapp Norris, a professor at Lebanon Valley College, teaches courses in European, North American, and non-Western music. She has presented papers for the American Musicological Society and the Society for American Music. Her secondary interest is music history pedagogy.

Dr. Norris recently presented her "New Grove Dictionary" entries at the 2014 Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Pedagogy that took place during the week of February 16-22.